Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Jackson Woman Faces More Charges of Hoarding Animals

Edna Deboard, 76, had been ordered to have no animals in her home after 50 were found there in January

by Nicky Walters

A Jackson County woman who was ordered not to own animals - has gotten herself in even more trouble.

Edna Deboard, 76, was arrested in January for having more than 50 animals in her home living in what authorities called "filthy" conditions.

At the time she was told not to get any more pets for at least five years.

But when Jackson County Sheriff's deputies searched her home recently they found more animals, police said.

Deboard now faces 12 additional counts of owning an animal after being convicted of animal cruelty.

She is free on bond..." More

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